PDFsam Visual can convert your color PDF files to grayscale. Text, images, lines, annotations, patterns can all be converted from color to shades of gray. Converting a PDF to grayscale usually generates a smaller file and saves color ink if you need to print it in black and white.

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Short guide on how to convert to grayscale with PDFsam Visual

Select a PDF file

Drag and drop one or more PDF files you want to convert or click Browse and select the files. Encrypted PDF files will show a dialog to let you supply the unlock password.

Select the PDF files you want to convert
Select conversion settings

Select what you want to convert from colors to grayscale (images, text, lines, annotations ..).

Select conversion settings

Save the file

Click on Save button to save a grayscale version of the selected PDF files.